Train Crash in India

Recently train derailed in India, causing a severe crash and the victims at least 31 passengers. At present, rescuers are still trying to find victims who are still oppressed in many cars.

Quoted from page Associated Press, Sunday, July 10, 2011, the cause of the train off the rails is still unclear. However, the possibility of a train gets out of control when a driver pulled the emergency brake lever.

The train reportedly going to the town of Kalka, at the foot of the Himalayas, from Howrah, south India. While the accident occurred in the town of Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh state. Very severe accident, 12 seats and the train engine reportedly thrown out of the car.

A spokesman for the police, Brij Lal, said that so far at least 31 people were killed and as many as 100 people were rescued from inside the car. But the predicted victim will still continue to grow as rescue efforts continue.

"We're trying to cut the bench and help those still trapped inside," said Lal.

Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh, expressed deep sorrow over the incident. India railway bureau said the family death toll will get compensation of 500,000 rupees.

India train crash often due to poor maintenance and human error. Though the railway network in India is one of the largest in the world with more than 14 million passengers per day.